Baseball Drops a Pair to Southeastern

CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, March 24, 2003

The Hudson Valley Community College baseball team dropped a pair of games at Southeastern Community College yesterday in Whiteville, North Carolina. Southeastern, an NJCAA Division I program, won the first game 5-1 and game two, 11-8.

Freshman Dan Barbero (Bronx/Lehman High School) came away with Hudson Valley's only two hits in the opener. The Vikings took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning before Southeastern scored two in the third, one in the fourth, and two more in the fifth to put away Hudson Valley.

Barbaro slammed two home runs in the nightcap for Hudson Valley. Sophomore Ryan Ratigan (Wynantskill/Averill Park High School) had three hits, including two doubles.